‏Athena Martinez is a security expert/analyst geek with almost 5 years of experience, writes on various topics pertaining to internet security with latest happening in the IT world thoroughly.

SHAREit App’s Vulnerability, Publicly Disclosed

It is very important security-wise that app updates be applied as soon as they become available, regardless of platform. Recently a critical vulnerability has been discovered in the popular cross-platform app, SHAREit. With a global user-base of around 1.5 billion users, and versions for MacOS, Windows, iOS, and Android, a flaw in the app affects

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4 Ways To Address Cybersecurity Gaps For An SME

Multinational and large enterprises have no trouble with beefing-up their cybersecurity defense as those organizations have deep pockets, and a bad incident of a cyber attack can overnight cripple their business and their brands. Unfortunately, in the global scale, it is the SME’s (Small and Medium Enterprises) that employs the majority of the working population.

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DDoS-For-Hire Suspect in Chicago, Pleaded Guilty

Threat actors, for all intents and purposes, are wise individuals. They have advanced minds and they always try to be a step ahead when it comes to covering their tracks before authorities and investigators complete the puzzle. Unfortunately, for some of them, they have not yet reached the art of cover-up as they leave their

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Hackers Now Target Porn Site Users to Steal Their Credentials

Hackers now target porn website users, especially PornHub and XNXX users accounts and get away with their login credentials. This kind of hacking, as per security experts, has nothing strange about it. Pornography, despite many ongoing campaigns to decrease online pornographic content and traffic, remains one of the most popular and sought-after kinds of online

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Formjacking is Getting Popular Among CyberCriminals

Formjacking is emerging to be one of the most favorite methods of hacking among cybercriminals across the globe. Formjacking is the hacking technique in which cybercriminals target retail websites with a malicious code that helps them in snatching customers’ credit card information. Thousands of websites are targeted every month in this manner and this kind

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With FIDO2, Android Looks To Leave Password Behind

So now Android password is going to be something of the past, just like how we discarded the floppy disk. Google’s and the Fast Identity Online Alliance confirmed on Monday that Android is now FIDO2-certified. The certification was unveiled at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. This means that devices can use fingerprints and security

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US Companies Targeted with Backdoor via LinkedIn Messaging

Hackers have abused LinkedIn messaging to target US companies with the More_eggs backdoor. Employees of US companies that use shopping portals and similar payment systems have been made the prime targets of a series of malware campaigns, in which hackers push the More_eggs backdoor via fake job offers being sent via LinkedIn. About More_eggs More_eggs,

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What is Data Integrity? And Steps To Reduce Data Integrity Risk

Over the past few years, Data integrity has become a serious issue and therefore is a core focus of many enterprises. The FDA published a Data Integrity Guidance Document outlining compliance that addresses the role of data integrity for the industry. The document is a result of the FDA increasingly observing violations involving data integrity

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19-Year-Old WinRAR Bug That Lets Install Malware in Computers

A 19-year-old security flaw, which lets hackers install malware in systems, has been detected in WinRAR, the popular Windows file archival tool. WinRAR, which has been popular as a powerful archive manager for over two decades now, is used for backing up data, compressing files and thus reducing the size of email attachments, decompressing files

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